Reading

Reading is my longest-standing hobby, a huge part of my career, and something I’m focusing on doing more of right now. Check out my Books blog category for all my posts about books and reading.

This page is long. Feel free to navigate it via this table of contents:

Table of Contents

  1. Reading lists
  2. My favorite books to carry around and re-read
  3. My favorite reading advice
  4. Author interviews

Reading lists

I keep lists of books I’ve finished, books I want to read, and books I did not finish. To see what I’m reading now, scroll to the bottom of my Now page.

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My favorite books to carry around and re-read

I usually have one or more of the following books on my person, in my bag, or near me at all times:

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My favorite reading advice

Austin Kleon has great posts about how to read more and what to do when you’re having trouble reading:

Leonie Dawson has a post and a podcast episode about how she reads so much:

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Author Interviews

I’ve interviewed some authors! Here are links to the interviews. Some of these authors may have changed their names and some of their work may no longer be available.

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